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06 May 2018

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This Rajasthan village witnesses wedding after 22 years

In Rajghat village of Dholpur district of Rajasthan, villagers rejoiced as they welcomed a bride for the first time in 22 years.

TN has thousands of NEET-aspirants, but where are the exam-centers?

The number of NEET aspirants has been increasing drastically each year, but it has now led to an unexpected problem for those in TN.

03 May 2018


Here's what caused yesterday's 'freak' dust-storms in north, west India

Yesterday evening brought sudden dust storms across different states in north and west India.

03 May 2018


Rajasthan: Dust-storm leaves destruction trail, kills 22, injures 100

A sudden change in weather on Wednesday wreaked havoc in different parts of Rajasthan, killing 22 and injuring more than 100.

01 May 2018

Sunny Deol

Rajasthan man cracks civil services, courtesy Sunny Deol

Bollywood doesn't inspire just fashion. A 29-year-old dreamt of becoming an IPS officer after watching Sunny Deol-starrer 'Indian' (2001), where he played Raj Shekhar Azad, an honest and tough IPS officer.

01 May 2018

Crime Against Women

Three arrested for raping 15-year-old girl in Rajasthan

Three men were arrested for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl in Rajasthan's Baran district.

27 Apr 2018


Rakhi Sawant wanted death sentence for self-styled godman Asaram

Controversial actress Rakhi Sawant feels that a life sentence is not enough for self-styled godman Asaram, who was on Wednesday found guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl at his ashram in Rajasthan in 2013.

25 Apr 2018


'Godman' Asaram sentenced to life for raping a 16-year-old

Self-styled godman Asaram, accused of raping a 16-year-old girl in 2013, has been found guilty by a Jodhpur court.

20 Apr 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath's Facebook page most popular among CMs

The Facebook page of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has been judged the most popular among all other chief ministers in the country.

18 Apr 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Rajasthan targets 3,780 mw solar capacity by April next year

With 20 projects of 1,500 MW capacity in the pipeline, Rajasthan is targeting to increase its solar power generation to 3,780 MW by April next year in order to achieve the goal of 7,000 MW clean energy capacity in the next four years.

15 Apr 2018


Rajasthan Public Service Commission announces 5,000 vacancies for school teachers

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) has announced a recruitment drive for a whopping 5,000 school teachers in the secondary education department.

12 Apr 2018

Indian Air Force

Rajasthan: IAF's drill to check forces' real time operational preparedness

Rajasthan-based Air Force stations, which are close to Indo-Pak borders are participating in the ongoing Indian Air Force's combat exercises, defense officials said.

11 Apr 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP replaces Kumar Vishwas as in-charge for Rajasthan Assembly elections

The Aam Aadmi Party today appointed Deepak Bajpai as the party's in-charge for the Rajasthan Assembly elections replacing dissident Kumar Vishwas, saying he was not able to "devote" time in the state. Elections in Rajasthan are due later this year.

11 Apr 2018


Rajasthan: 5,000 schools to have computer labs, says Education minister

The Rajasthan government has decided to equip 5,000 schools in the state with computer labs, Education Minister Vasudev Devnani has said. The minister made the announcement in Ajmer.

10 Apr 2018


After violent Dalit protests, states brace for 'Bharat-Bandh' against reservation

States across India have upped security after reports of a planned 'Bharat Bandh' against caste-based reservation.

09 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Desperate for marriage, man swallows metal objects on tantrik's advice

Blind faith landed a Uttar Pradesh man in a hospital, with his stomach having items like mobile phone, keys, wire, and glass.

Imparting quality education to students a major challenge: Rajasthan Governor

Addressing the fifth convocation ceremony of the University of Kota, Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh expressed concern over the shortage of teachers in universities and said in such a scenario, imparting qualitative education to students is a major challenge.

05 Apr 2018

Black Buck Case

Blackbuck poaching: Salman Khan to go to prison for five-years

Bollywood star Salman Khan has been convicted in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case, in which Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Tabu and Neelam were also accused.

04 Apr 2018

Rashtrapati Bhavan

Gardeners of Rashtrapati Bhawan accused of forgery, probe begins

Six gardeners, all belonging to Rajasthan, of the Rashtrapati Bhawan have been accused of forgery and cheating.

Rajasthan: Houses of Dalit MLA, ex-MLA set afire in Karauli

The houses of a sitting and a former MLA, both Dalits, were set afire by a violent mob today afternoon in the Hindaun town in Rajasthan's Karauli district, following which curfew was imposed in the area, an official said.

02 Apr 2018


SC/ST protest: About 100 trains affected, routes restored

More than 100 passenger and mail train services were affected on Monday as protesters squatted on the tracks to enforce an all-India shutdown against the dilution of the SC/ST Act, officials said, adding that the routes were largely restored.

Violent protests against SC order on SC/ST Act hit Rajasthan

Nearly 30 people were detained as Dalit groups protesting against the Supreme Court order on the SC/ST Act blocked rail and road traffic and vandalized public property, including a train, in several parts of Rajasthan, disrupting normal life.

01 Apr 2018


Rajasthan: Private vehicles exempted from toll tax on state highways

Private vehicles have been exempted from toll tax on state highways in Rajasthan after the state government implemented its budget announcement from midnight.

31 Mar 2018

Acid Attack

Rajasthan: Woman pours acid on infant to cure pneumonia

In Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, a woman reportedly poured acid on one-month-old Priyanshu to cure his pneumonia.

25 Mar 2018


Rajasthan is a major market for Zoomcar: CEO Greg Moran

Huge tourism opportunities in Rajasthan make the state one of the major markets for the growth of car and bicycle rental firm Zoomcar, CEO Greg Moran said.

25 Mar 2018

Sachin Tendulkar

5-foot English-speaking robot to guide visitors at Jaipur Wax Museum

Rajasthan's famous Jaipur Wax Museum, situated on the premises of the famous Nahargarh Fort on the Aravali Hills, is all set to introduce a robot to welcome its visitors.

18 Mar 2018

Aadhaar Card

Rajasthan Police wants to use Aadhaar data to solve crimes

Rajasthan Police is exploring the possibility of using Aadhaar data for verifying the identity of criminals, suspects, complainants and missing persons in the state.

17 Mar 2018


Suicide counselors stop deaf-and-dumb woman from hanging herself through video-call

A deaf and dumb newly-married woman was saved from committing suicide in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh district in a coordinated action by local police and suicide counselors who were in touch with her through a video call from Indore.

13 Mar 2018

Vasundhara Raje

After protests, Rajasthan govt revokes Dress Code in colleges order

Buckling under widespread protests, especially by students, the Vasundhara Raje dispensation in Rajasthan on Tuesday revoked its recent controversial order on implementing a dress code for government-run colleges in the state.

13 Mar 2018


Rajasthan village breaks ceiling, elects woman would-be doctor as sarpanch

A village of Bharatpur district in Rajasthan just showed its will to bring change: they elected a 24-year-old lady as their sarpanch on March 5.

10 Mar 2018


Rajasthan: Woman gang-raped, video uploaded on social media

A 40-year-old woman was raped by six youths in Rajasthan's Baran district who filmed the crime and uploaded the video on social media, the police said.

08 Mar 2018

Fashion Tips

How'll boys wearing low-waist jeans protect sisters?: Women's panel chief

The Rajasthan Commission for Women chairperson isn't pleased with the youths' sartorial choices today, especially the low-waist trousers that boys wear.

07 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to expand "Beti Bachao", launch National Nutrition Mission

PM Narendra Modi will tomorrow inaugurate the pan-India expansion of "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" initiative in Rajasthan's Jhunjunu where he will also launch the National Nutrition Mission.

06 Mar 2018


Royal arts from Jodhpur on display at Houston museum

A treasure trove from India's Rathore dynasty in Rajasthan, which includes exquisitely crafted arms and armor, jewels, and intricately carved furnishings amassed over the centuries, was put on display at an exhibition in Houston.

04 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

Jhunjhunu goes from worst to best sex ratio in Rajasthan

Jhunjhunu, which had the shameful reputation of being the district with the lowest sex ratio in Rajasthan in 2011, is now being hailed as a model city with sex ratio at birth (SRB) touching an impressive 955 girls per 1,000 boys.

03 Mar 2018


Rajasthan: Two Dalits beaten to death in separate incidents

Two Dalits, including a teenage boy, were beaten to death in two separate incidents in Rajasthan's Bharatpur and Alwar district, according to a police officer.

03 Mar 2018


Gujarat ration shop owners launch indefinite strike over lower commission

Fair price shop owners in Gujarat have gone on an indefinite strike demanding a rise in commission from food-grain sales and a solution to technical glitches in the software controlling the state's Annapurna Yojana.

28 Feb 2018


Rajasthan: Two including a doctor arrested for conducting sex-determination tests

A doctor and a tout were arrested in Rajasthan's Kota district for allegedly conducting sex-determination tests.

28 Feb 2018


Rajasthan: Police officer suspended after accusing SHO of corruption

An Assistant Sub-Inspector in Rajasthan's Nagaur district has been suspended after he accused the SHO of Kuchera police station of pressuring the station staff for extorting money from people.

28 Feb 2018


Bengaluru: Only Rs. 1,300 as fine collected for public urination?

Just when girls and women are demanding for toilets to be built at home, men urinating in public is quite a common sight.